PieBook - 2011
When Alice's aunt Polly passes away, she takes with her the secret to her world-famous pie-crust recipe. Or does she? In her will, Polly leaves the recipe to her extraordinarily surly cat, Lardo...and then leaves Lardo in the care of Alice.
Suddenly Alice is thrust into the center of a piestorm, with everyone in town trying to be the next pie-contest winner...including Alice's mother. The whole community is going pie-crazy...and it's up to Alice to discover the ingredients that really matter. Like family. And friendship. And enjoying what you do.
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spl_merley Aug 16, 2016
A wonderful book for children and adults to read together as they learn to appreciate the gifts that each person has.
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Polly's pies have won the Blueberry Gold Medal back to back for longer than anyone and her little pie shop has attracted attention from far and wide to her small town. When Alice's aunt Polly dies unexpectedly the entire community feels the loss of Polly and her award winning pies and none more than Alice. Pie unravels the mystery about what made Polly's pies so great and why she would leave her aware winning and priceless pastry recipe to a cat named Lardo. As townspeople become obsessed with reproducing Polly's pies it takes them a little while to figure out that making a great pie involves more than the right ingredients.
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